Gregory Pincus

Fellow: Awarded 1939

Field of Study: Organismic Biology & Ecology

Fellow: Awarded 1940

Field of Study: Organismic Biology & Ecology

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 04-09-1903

Died: 08-22-1967

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1939–40:

PINCUS, GREGORY:  Appointed for an investigation of the developmental physiology of mammalian eggs and embryos with special reference to the genetic and physiological factors controlling growth and early development; tenure, twelve months from September 1, 1939.

Born April 9, 1903, at Woodbine, New Jersey.  Education:  Cornell University, B.S., 1924; Harvard University, M.S., Sc.D., 1927. University of Cambridge, 1937–38. National Research Council Fellow, at Harvard University, the University of Cambridge and the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute, 1927–30.

Assistant in Zöology, 1927–28, Instructor and Tutor in Biology, 1930–31, Assistant Professor of General Physiology and Tutor in Biology, 1931–38, Harvard University; Visiting Professor of Experimental Zoölogy, 1938–39, Clark University.

Publications:  The Eggs of Mammals, 1936. Articles in American Naturalist, Journal of General Physiology, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Journal of Morphology and Physiology, Journal of Experimental Zoölogy, American Journal of Physiology, Anatomical Record, Journal of Experimental Medicine, Proceedings of the 6th International Congress of Genetics, Journal of the American Medical Association, American Journal of Medical Science, Endocrinology, Science, Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine, Journal of Biological Chemistry, Journal of General Psychology, Cold Spring Harbor Symposia on Quantitative Biology, Proceedings of the Royal Society.